SB 381
Repeals certain vehicle safety inspection requirements
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Last Action:
3/28/2019 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee
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Effective Date:
January 1, 2020

Current Bill Summary

SB 381 - This act repeals the requirement for non-commercial motor vehicles to undergo safety inspections to renew the vehicle's registration. (Section 307.350) Inspection stations may still perform safety inspections for school buses, and odometer reading inspections and services for transferring vehicle ownership. (Sections 307.375 and 307.360)

The act specifies that all homemade trailers, rather than only those in excess of 16 feet in length, shall require an inspection prior to the owner being issued a title, and increases the inspection fee from 10 to 25 dollars. (Section 301.191) The Highway Patrol or other law enforcement agencies authorized by the Director of Revenue shall issue homemade trailer examination certificates, on a form provided by the Highway Patrol, for a fee of 25 dollars. (Section 301.380)

This act has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2020.

This act is identical to provisions in the truly agreed to and finally passed CCS#2/HCS/SCS/SB 147 (2019), provisions in the truly agreed to and finally passed SCS/SB 89 (2019), and similar to SB 359 (2019), HCS#2/HB 451 (2019), and HB 1444 (2018).



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